"At most we would have a couple of hundred people for our home games. A lot of people came to games and didn't realize they were watching Jurgen Klinsmann. Soccer was different then; a lot of people
in the States at that time wouldn't even know who he was."
-- Robbie Rogers
recalls playing alongside Jurgen Klinsmann
with the semipro PDL's Orange
County Blue Star in 2003. Klinsmann, who had retired five years earlier and moved to California, was playing under the pseudonym Jay Goppingen
(the name of his hometown in Germany).